Detailed schedule

The congress will begin on Tuesday, 22 May, at 10 o'clock with a plenary session and keynote lectures at the Guerzenich in Cologne. From Wednesday to Saturday (23 to 26 May) there will be parallel panel sessions (single-, double- and triple-panels), each of which will take place from 9 o'clock on at the Palatial Residence at Bonn (University Main Building). Alongside the panel sessions, a poster session (24 May) and workshops on various topics and issues will be held. The congress will conclude with a fair well drink event in the Aula of the University of Bonn on Saturday, 26 May.

See the detailed schedule below. If you have already an user account on Converia, you can use the conference planner to create an individual schedule. Please note that changes, especially concerning the rooms, will be made.

A variety of evening activities, excursions and city visits (22 and 27 May) also will be arranged for congress participants. More information to follow.

Welcome Event at the Guerzenich in Cologne (22 May)

09:00 - 10:00

Registration starts

10:00 - 10:30

Welcome Adresses
Isabel Pfeiffer-Poensgen | Minister for Culture and Sciences of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia
Henriette Reker | Lord Major of the City of Cologne
Friederike Fless | President of the German Archaeological Institute
Manuela Günter | Prorector of the University of Cologne
Kristian Göransson | President of the International Association of Classical Archaeology
Martin Bentz and Michael Heinzelmann | AIAC organisers

Keynote Lectures

10:30 - 11:00

Introduction to the main theme 'Archaeology and Economy in the Ancient World'
Andrew Wilson | University of Oxford

11:00 - 11:30

Archaeology and Economic History
Sitta von Reden | University of Freiburg

11:30 - 12:00

Ancient social equality, biological standards of living, and demographic development in comparative perspective
Geoffrey Kron
| University of Victoria


Lunch breack

13:10 - 13:40

Ecological and economical consequences of the human impact on the Mediterranean landscapes - examples from Western Anatolia
Helmut Brückner | University of Cologne

13:40 - 14:10

The shapes of production in classical antiquity: space, scale, infrastructure, integration
Lin Foxhall
| University of Liverpool

14:10 - 14:40

Distribution: A coin perspective
François de Callataÿ
| Royal Library of Belgium, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes

14:40 - 15:10

There and Back Again: Piggy-back and Return Cargoes
Elizabeth Fentress
| Rome


Coffee break

15:50 - 16:20

The role of the city in the ancient economy: urban infrastructure, relations between town and country
Simon Keay
| University of Southampton

16:20 - 16:50

Building Construction, Terracotta Production, and Knowledge Networks in the Roman Empire
Lynne Lancaster
| Ohio University

16:50 - 17:20

Economies of religion: symbolic, communicative and spatial dimensions of religious production and consumption
Jörg Rüpke
| University of Erfurt

17:20 - 17:50

Regional Survey and the Ancient Economy
John Bintliff
| University of Leiden, Historical Institute/ Department of Archaeology, Edinburgh University


Evening events

18:30 - 20:15

Visit of the Cologne Cathedral Excavations and organ concert

20:15 - 22:00

Reception at the RömischGermanisches-Museum and night visit of the praetorium